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Agri Food Industry Strategies for Healthy Diets and Sustainability

Agri Food Industry Strategies for Healthy Diets and Sustainability Book
Author : Francisco J. Barba,Predrag Putnik,Danijela Bursac Kovacevic
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2020-03-03
ISBN : 0128172274
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Divided into five sections, Agri-Food Industry Strategies for Healthy Diets and Sustainability: New Challenges in Nutrition and Public Health provides an overview of the challenges and future perspectives related to nutrition, public health, and sustainability. The book addresses strategies to reduce fat, trans fat, saturated fat, sugar, and salt consumption, while also exploring the manufacturing, safety, and toxicology of new food manufacturing. This book examines commercial labeling and nutritional education, nutrigenomics and public health, and provides coverage of the valorization of waste and by-products from the food industry. Nutrition researchers and practitioners, food scientists, technologists, engineers, agronomists, food product developers, medical and public health professionals, and postgraduate students focused in food science and nutrition are sure to find this reference work a welcomed addition to their libraries. Contains innovative strategies to achieve a healthy diet through the design of new food products Provides comprehensive information related to agriculture, nutrition, food industry, government, and sustainable waste management and details their roles in addressing food waste Explores the ways in which innovative approaches, used to valorize and give an added value to agri-food waste and by-products, ensure the sustainability of the production process Presents nutritive education about reducing empty calories by lowering consumption of fats, sugars, and other high-calorie nutrients Delineates the roles of food industry and government in shaping the best policies for the general public and the design of new products

Food Security Nutrition and Sustainability

Food Security  Nutrition and Sustainability Book
Author : Geoffrey Lawrence,Kristen Lyons,Tabatha Wallington
Publisher : Earthscan
Release : 2013
ISBN : 1849774498
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Publisher's description: As the threats of food insecurity loom ever larger, the world faces the sad irony of food shortages in the global South alongside a purported 'obesity epidemic' in the global North. The twin issues of food production and food access are of particular concern in the context of climate change, 'peak oil', biofuels, and land grabs by wealthy nations. Food Security, Nutrition and Sustainability offers critical insights by international scholars, with chapters on global food security, supermarket power, new technologies, and sustainability. The book also assesses the contributions of diet and nutrition research in building socially just and environmentally sustainable food systems and provides policy recommendations to improve the health and environmental status of contemporary agri-food systems. The book features contributions from a range of social science perspectives, including sociology, anthropology, public health and geography, with case study material drawn from throughout the world.

Organizing Supply Chain Processes for Sustainable Innovation in the Agri Food Industry

Organizing Supply Chain Processes for Sustainable Innovation in the Agri Food Industry Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Emerald Group Publishing
Release : 2016-08-26
ISBN : 178635487X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book explores the challenges of sustainable agri-food supply chains. It presents and discusses nine cases of organizational innovation, covering different phases of food production and facing different challenges, by proposing alternative models to the traditional paradigm of scale and leverage to design supply chain in these industries.

The Economics of Sustainable Food

The Economics of Sustainable Food Book
Author : Nicoletta Batini
Publisher : Island Press
Release : 2021-06-08
ISBN : 1642831611
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Producing food industrially like we do today causes tremendous global economic losses in terms of malnutrition, diseases, and environmental degradation. But because the food industry does not bear those costs and the price tag for these losses does not show up at the grocery store, it is too often ignored by economists and policymakers. The Economics of Sustainable Food details the true cost of food for people and the planet. It illustrates how to transform our broken system, alleviating its severe financial and human burden. The key is smart macroeconomic policy that moves us toward methods that protect the environment like regenerative land and sea farming, low-impact urban farming, and alternative protein farming, and toward healthy diets. The book's multidisciplinary team of authors lay out detailed fiscal and trade policies, as well as structural reforms, to achieve those goals. Chapters discuss strategies to make food production sustainable, nutritious, and fair, ranging from taxes and spending to education, labor market, health care, and pension reforms, alongside regulation in cases where market incentives are unlikely to work or to work fast enough. The authors carefully consider the different needs of more and less advanced economies, balancing economic development and sustainability goals. Case studies showcase successful strategies from around the world, such as taxing foods with a high carbon footprint, financing ecosystems mapping and conservation to meet scientific targets for healthy biomes permanency, subsidizing sustainable land and sea farming, reforming health systems to move away from sick care to preventive, nutrition-based care, and providing schools with matching funds to purchase local organic produce. In the years ahead, few issues will be more important for individual prosperity and the global economy than the way we produce our food and what food we eat. This roadmap for reform is an invaluable resource to help global policymakers improve countless lives.

Research EU

Research EU  Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2014-04
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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International Conference on 21st Century Challenges to Sustainable Agri Food Systems

International Conference on 21st Century Challenges to Sustainable Agri Food Systems Book
Author : P. G. Chengappa,Nareppa Nagaraj,Ramesh Kanwar
Publisher : I. K. International Pvt Ltd
Release : 2007-01-01
ISBN : 818986629X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Of late, farming community in India has been facing new challenges of food and nutrition security, human health and structural adjustment to comply with WTO stipulations on the one hand and sustainable environment on the other. The overuse of fertilizers and chemicals, and depleting water resources are essentially threatening the sustainability of Indian agriculture. The slow growth of agriculture sector mainly due to stagnation in productivity growth is a grave concern for policy-makers and development planners. The key challenge to India's agriculture in the 21st century in the wake of open global economy lies in designing, developing and managing agricultural systems that enable farmers to be efficient, equitable and sustainable in the bio-physical and socio-cultural environments. This book has deliberated on the key issues of sustainable agriculture in the context of emerging technologies, policies and institutions by promoting efficiency, equity and better management of natural resources. In the process, thoughts and experience of world-class leaders in agricultural education, research, extension, policy, agri-business and development in addressing the challenges confronting farmers have been documented

Green Technologies in Food Production and Processing

Green Technologies in Food Production and Processing Book
Author : Joyce Boye,Yves Arcand
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2012-01-11
ISBN : 146141587X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book will review the current status of the agriculture and agri-food sector in regard to green processing and provide strategies that can be used by the sector to enhance the use of environmentally-friendly technologies for production, processing. The book will look at the full spectrum from farm to fork beginning with chapters on life cycle analysis and environmental impact assessment of different agri-food sectors. This will be followed by reviews of current and novel on-farm practices that are more environmentally-friendly, technologies for food processing that reduce chemical and energy use and emissions as well as novel analytical techniques for R&D and QA which reduce solvent, chemical and energy consumption. Technologies for waste treatment, "reducing, reusing, recycling", and better water and energy stewardship will be reviewed. In addition, the last section of the book will attempt to look at technologies and processes that reduce the generation of process-induced toxins (e.g., trans fats, acrylamide, D-amino acids) and will address consumer perceptions about current and emerging technologies available to tackle these processing and environmental issues.

Climate Change

Climate Change Book
Author : Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Response Strategies Work Group
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1992
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Body Burden

Body Burden Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2006
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Supermarkets and Agri food Supply Chains

Supermarkets and Agri food Supply Chains Book
Author : David Burch,Geoffrey Lawrence
Publisher : Edward Elgar Publishing
Release : 2007
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book analyses the gradual shift in the distribution of power in agri-food supply chains, away from the manufacturers of branded food products to the global supermarket chains such as Wal-Mart and Tesco. This transformation has had a profound effect on the food we eat, together with the ways in which food is produced, processed and marketed. The authors assess the causes and consequences of this transformation, and evaluate the impacts along the whole supply chain. The book considers a variety of theoretical and cultural approaches to the analysis of change in the organization and management of the agri-food supply chain, and presents a series of studies focusing upon the effects of changes in Europe, North America and less developed countries. The impacts on farmers and workers, and implications for the environment, are also considered. The contested nature of these changes suggests a number of possible future scenarios for the global agri-food system, which are also analysed and evaluated. This book will be of great interest to postgraduate and undergraduate students in business studies, sociology, politics, geography, and cultural studies. Academic researchers and teachers, and policy makers and researchers in business, government and industry will also find much of interest.

Im Understand Nutrition

Im Understand Nutrition Book
Author : Sharon Rady Rolfes,Eleanor Noss Whitney
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2004-05
ISBN : 9780534622299
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Report

Report Book
Author : Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (Australia). Division of Human Nutrition
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1979
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Info Source

Info Source Book
Author : Canada
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2004
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Food Processing

Food Processing Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2004
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Food Australia

Food Australia Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2006
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Sustainable agriculture and food

Sustainable agriculture and food Book
Author : Jules N. Pretty
Publisher : Earthscan / James & James
Release : 2008-02-01
ISBN : 9781844074082
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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* Essential collection of the most important literature covering the full scope and depth of agriculture and food production world-wide * Edited by Jules Pretty, the world's leading authority on sustainable food and agriculture * Substantial set overview and volume introductions by the editor provide comprehensive treatment of the major themes, historical and current trends and schools of thought ' ideal for researchers *World-wide coverage including perspectives and key literature from and on Asia, Europe,the Middle East, Africa and North and South America This four volume set, edited by the world's leading expert on agricultural sustainability, brings together and interprets the most influential, important and time-tested international scholarship across the fields of agriculture and food production with a set overview and individual volume introductions that make sense of this diverse and complex field. Volume I covers the history of agriculture from its ancient origins through successive technological and institutional revolutions to the present. Volume II examines the relationship between agriculture and the environment including agricultural contamination, greenhouse gases and climate change, environmental improvements and sustainability, integrated farming, eco-agriculture and agro-ecology, landscape restoration and environmental goods and services. Volume III provides full coverage of the modern industrialized global food system, corporate control, poverty, hunger and international successes, failures and challenges, diet and health, consumer behavior and local alternatives to industrialization. Volume IV addresses how we think about land and our relationship to it, governance and stewardship of the rural commons, systems thinking, ecological literacy, social connections and a sustainable rural life, supportive and perverse agricultural subsidies and policies that shape food poverty and sustain agriculture into the future.

Current Opinion in Biotechnology

Current Opinion in Biotechnology Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1995
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Ecology and Management of Food industry Pests

Ecology and Management of Food industry Pests Book
Author : John Richard Gorham
Publisher : Aoac International
Release : 1991-01-01
ISBN : 9780935584455
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Introduction to food-pest ecology and management; World resources and food losses to pest; Origins of insects as storage pests; Storage ecosystems; Ecology and control of microorganisms decomposing stored foods; Mite pests in stored food; Insect pests of minor importance; Ecological and behavioral aspects of cockroach management; The asian cockroach: implications for the food industry and complexities of management strategies; Beetles: coleoptera; Spider beetles: ptinidae; Biology and ecology of moth pests of stored foods; Synanthropic flies: diptera; Ants: formicidae, hymenoptera; Hymenopterus parasites of stored-food insect pests; Pest bir ecology and management; Ecology and management of bats as food-industry pests; Bioeconomics and integrated pest management of commensal rodents; Commentary on microbial and intertebrate pestecology; Commentary on vertebrate pest ecology; Prevention; Preventiveaspects of sanitation; Design and construction: building-out pests; Protecting packages against insects; Prevention and management of peast problems associated with transportation of food; Commentary on prevention; Survey and control; Biological mathods of survey and control; Host-plant resistance to insects in stored cereals and legumes; Pest resistance to pesticides; Physical methods to manage stored-food pests; Chemical control of insect pests in bulk-stored grains; Chemical controlof rodent pests in bulk-stored grains; Chemical methods to control insect pests of processed foods; Fumigation in the food industry; Commentary on survey and control; Health considerations; Nutrition changes caused by pests in food; Food pests as diseases agents; Food pests as disease vectors; Commentary on health aspects: overt and insidious implications of food pests and health; Regulation and inspection; The food and drug administration and the regulation of food sanitation; Inspection activities of the food and drug administration; Regulatory and residue issues in the US environmental protection agency; Regulatory and inspection functions in the US department of agriculture; Food industry self-inspection; Commentary on regulatory aspects; Commentary on inspection aspects; Management; Principles of reading stored-product insects and of insectary management; Education strategies for food-pest managers; Professional and consultant services; Integrated pest management for the food industry; Commentary on food-pest ecology and management.

Bulletin of Eastern Caribbean Affairs

Bulletin of Eastern Caribbean Affairs Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1981
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Agriculture and Human Values

Agriculture and Human Values Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2003
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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